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Take the Scare Out of Scope

Allen Interactions

Annette Kirchner, Senior Producer, Studio M. As an Allen Interactions Producer (Allen’s title for Project Manager), I manage projects and maintain the overall project vision. My daily efforts keep the project moving ahead. engage team members when it’s their time to shine or when we need their input to solve problems. Learning Project Management Project Scope

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Exploring Augmented and Virtual Reality EdTech Tools and Apps

InSync Training

Last week, we looked at assessment and evaluation EdTech tools and apps. This week, we continue our series by diving deeper into augmented and virtual reality tools and apps. These tools and apps enable us to create immersive learning experiences for our learners. What was once a highly segmented toolset is now available for us to explore and integrate into our toolboxes!

Driving Performance Improvement Through Short-form Video Training

ej4 eLearning

Organizations understand the need to train their employees, but there are a number of common challenges in designing the right training program. Two of the biggest issues are reinforcing formal learning on the job, and linking learning programs and outcomes back to business results. Micro-learning using short-form videos is an ideal way to meet both of these challenges. Retention and Reinforcement.

Tackling the tough stuff

Clark Quinn

I was reflecting a wee bit on my books (and writings in general), and realized that there’s somewhat of a gap when I talk about games, and mobile, and more. And it’s not unconscious, but instead principled, even if it arises somewhat implicitly. So I thought I’d talk briefly about  why I tend to focus on the design, and not the practical implementations. These will change.

[Study] The Anatomy of a Training Course

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Made to Stick: Introducing Authentic, Role-Based Simulation Games by Toolwire


According to a recent study, 7 of 10 employers believe that recent college graduates are unprepared in written and oral communication. As companies like yours take matters into your own hands by delivering training programs that address these critical 21st century skills, you are challenged with finding engaging, high quality digital content that can teach, assess, remediate, and measure learning outcomes such as simulations and games.  In fact, market research reports predict 22.4% growth in simulations and games over the next five years.  . Known as the Toolwire Business Simulation Games.

What Employees Love in Online Training Courses


Considering that so many of our employees associate training with some sort of punishment, the more appropriate question would be – What employees hate in training courses? But, with a powerful online employee training software solution and a bit of creativity, all of this could turn around. Here’s what it takes to make your training environment richer and more effective. Flexibility. Convenience.

Six Strategies You May Not Be Using To Reduce Cognitive Load

The eLearning Coach

In a complex world, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by a deluge of complex information. This shouldn’t be surprising, as working memory (our mental work space), has a limited capacity for processing information. If the demands placed on working memory, known as cognitive load, are too high, learners may give up in frustration or fail to comprehend. […]. Cognition

EdCast Featured in the March Edition of Chief Learning Officer Magazine


EdCast Featured in the March Edition of Chief Learning Officer Magazine Everyone is hearing and reading a lot about AI these days. At EdCast, we have embraced AI, Machine Learning and Natural Learning Processing (NLP) technologies in the development of our updated Knowledge Discovery and Knowledge Creation solutions. These will not only facilitate highly […]. The post EdCast Featured in the March Edition of Chief Learning Officer Magazine appeared first on EdCast.

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Why Employees Adapt Faster to Mobile Learning Than eLearning

Content Raven

The advent of eLearning , meaning the original delivery of courses and other educational material via computer, was not something to which employees easily adjusted to. Employees, who are accustomed to learning in a classroom setting with lecturers in front of them, can feel a little isolated and inadequate when they started to learn alone in the computer age.

The eLearning Automation Guide For eLearning Professionals


Are you pressed for time? Do you also need to provide your online learners with customized course content that caters to their goals? In this article, we’ll share everything you need to know about eLearning automation. You’ll learn about 4 benefits it can bring to your organization and 3 tips to choose the best automated course authoring tool for your eLearning program. It Reduces Development Time.

Is Your Learning Program Really Improving Workplace Performance?


Learning is everywhere these days. We find it in books, in apps, on websites, in computer programs, and at our jobs. Most people agree that learning is crucial to helping employees improve and helping the business increase its profits. But with such a large push for learning, how can you tell if your investment in learning is actually improving workplace performance

How to save time by using an LMS?


Your time is a precious commodity. Software allows us to perform more tasks, better, and more quickly. Learning Management System like LearnUpon has been specifically designed to allow organisations to create, deploy and track training in the most efficient manner possible. That design should help make your processes easier and less time consuming. Portals. Brand each in seconds. User Creation.


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Storyline 360: What’s In Store for E-learning Translations

CommLab India

Articulate has recently launched Storyline 360. While Articulate is promoting its responsive player in a big way, this post is a review of the new and enhanced features needed for e-learning translations. The newly launched Articulate Storyline 360 has: Added new language variants for two countries in its player text labels. Enhanced language support. Check these 12 tips. New Language Variants.

5 Tips for Effective 3D Simulations

Designing Digitally

The integration of 3D simulation in gamification and employee training, or e-learning, is a brilliant concept, attracting immense popularity and implementation. Many businesses today have an acute interest in incorporating a highly immersive and invigorating training environment to increase the e-learning experience and self-motivation in employees. Title: 1. Title: 2. Title: 3. Title: 4. Title: 5.

5 E-learning Solutions to Enhance Your Sales Training [Infographic]

CommLab India

Sales personnel are the revenue generators of any organization. If the sales force is not equipped with adequate tools to showcase the company’s products or services, it would drastically affect the revenue-generating capacity of an organization. Sales personnel therefore, need up-to-date knowledge, on-demand, at critical times. How can this be done? eLearning Design e-learning solutions

Progress over perfection?


Every year there’s something in our Learning Insights research  that chimes with what we’ve been thinking about. This year, I was really interested in the findings about the need to deliver things quicker.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

How to Add the “e” to eLearning

Web Courseworks

This month, our webinar revolves around learning and eLearning content. We will be joined by Karen Hyder , an expert in online virtual training and education. Hyder has experience teaching about technology (using technology) for the past 25 years, and is a Certified Technical Trainer CTT+. We live in a world where everything is online. You can’t simply recreate your in-person classroom online.

Top 5 Industries to Get Training

Your Training Edge

Are you looking for a lucrative, secure, exciting career path? It all starts with the right training, whether you’re a recent high school graduate or considering a career change after years in another industry. While not all high-paying jobs require an advanced degree, many do. Healthcare has long been a secure industry because it will always be in high demand. Mental Health: Psychiatrist.

Motivation to Build Your Online Course


Creating an online course is tiring and at some point we all suffer from a lack of motivation. Even if we really love what we are working on there can be times where it is just impossible to sit down and put in the work. This is usually the sign that we need a break. Some people take vacations, while other may just pick up a new book just to give their brain a rest. But I have good news! elearnin

Mastery takes time and effort (new article in the Modern Workplace Learning Magazine)

Jane Hart

New article in the Modern Workplace Learning Magazine by Harold Jarche: Mastery takes time and effort.  Her’s a quote “Is reflection solely the realm of sitting and thinking on one’s own? Or is it the ebb and flow of conversations and making meaning through discourse? Time for silent reflection is … Social learning

A Development Journey to More Effective Managers [Infographic]

Closing the 5 Reinforcement Gaps


It’s a common misconception that just because someone has been trained, that they will be able to use the knowledge and skills learned during their training. But this is not true! Behavior Change

What is Intellectual Capital & Why Does it Matter

Growth Engineering

A recent research paper  makes a very simple argument: financial capital fundamentally relies on intellectual capital. This simple statement has the potential to make an astounding difference to how we think about online learning. But what is intellectual capital? Where does it live, how does it work and more importantly, what can you do to make it work for you? What is Intellectual Capital.

Adobe Captivate 8 – How to Create a Multiple Language Option e-Learning Course with Language re-set

Adobe Captivate

In this training video I illustrate how to create a Multiple Language e-Learning course with Language re-set option using Adobe Captivate 8.  I was delighted to find how to do this using Adobe Captivate 5.5 in an earlier training provided here in the Adobe e-Learning Community. However what I needed was a self contained course that allowed the language to be re-set using Adobe Captivate 8.